Clinical Information Systems Analyst II (Software Developer)

Foster City, CA
Jan 27, 2022
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Clinical Information Systems Analyst II (Software Developer)
United States – Remote

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead’s therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

Making an impact on a global scale
Inclusion is one of the company’s five core values. That’s because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.

When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a mission-driven bio-pharmaceutical organization that values inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is constantly #CreatingPossible

Position Overview:

The Systems group within the Development Systems and Process department at Gilead Sciences is responsible for managing operational data for various aspects of clinical trial management from study start to finish. We work closely with many functional groups within Development and across Gilead to facilitate improved electronic processes and assist with data needs. To provide these services we participate in business process analysis to create data analyses, generate reports, develop software, and maintain the required systems.

Specific Responsibilities:
  • With limited guidance, engage with cross-functional teams to assess needs and develop technical solutions to streamline and enhance workflows.
  • Configures and develops computer applications and solutions by using analytical functional specifications and interpreting system design specifications.
  • During system implementation and change management, support, test, and refine application configurations to align with business process needs.
  • Perform database-driven reporting and analysis to improve business information and provide value-added insights through dashboards or other formats.
  • Organizes, prioritizes, and coordinates multiple work activities to meet project deadlines
  • Can work directly with customers to probe and ask effective questions to fully diagnose both the problem root cause and customer's comfort level with application.

Essential Duties and Job Functions:
  • Actively participate in the business analysis process and develop software, scripts, and ETLs to automate processes and adapt to changing needs.
  • Develop interactive data visualizations using web-based technologies, Spotfire or other visualization applications to drive insightful decision making.
  • Use project-specified technologies to create custom applications to facilitate data integration and presentation, workflows, and reporting.
  • Provide application support and assist with application maintenance.
  • Participate in needed software configuration, documentation, and validation.

Knowledge, Experience & Skills:
  • 4+ Years with BS, BA, and or relevant experience, 2+ Years with MS, MBA
  • Proficient in a general-purpose programming language, preferably C#
  • Front-end web development experience using JavaScript, React, Webpack, npm
  • Frontend testing frameworks is a plus
  • Proficient in a SQL dialect and a relational database management system, preferably MS SQL Server.
  • Proficiency in relational database design, data modeling methodologies, creating proper database schemas, and optimizing them for the intended workload.
  • Experience using functional unit tests throughout development to ensure quality.
  • Good verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills and organizational skills are required.
  • Must be able to work independently and effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Strong problem-solving skills are essential.
  • Pharmaceutical industry experience a plus.

For Colorado Job Applicants: The salary range for this position is:
$93,040 - $139,560
Gilead considers a range of factors, including background and experience, when determining base compensation. These considerations means actual compensation will vary.
Position is also eligible for bonus and benefits. For more information, visit

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